About Leonie Marinovich

Leonie Marinovich started out in stills photography in 2000, and once she had established herself in the documentary world with clients such as GEO and the Financial Times, she adapted her subtle yet incisive photographic eye to shooting and producing documentary films.


She has shot and produced films for corporate giants like Bechtel and also managed multi-disciplinary projects across Africa – where she has shot video and stills - for organizations such as UNICEF, FAO & DFID.


She is a versatile shooter, comfortable working as a one-person crew, or working in a team, either as lead producer or simply as videographer or stills photographer in a corporate as wells as a documentary environment.


She discovered her niche as a participant in the World Press Photo Foundation’s TwentyTen Multimedia project, going on to produce dynamic short pieces using video, stills, audio and graphics.


Leonie is represented by Getty Corporate Assignments and companies such as Nike, Arcelor Mittal and AON, are among her clients.


Leonie Marinovich obtained a BA Urbanology in 1990 from the University of the Free State and went on to become a business development manager

for a US high-tech company based first in London and then in Geneva. There, she managed global accounts including top Fortune 500 companies, before returning to South Africa where she is currently living with photographer husband Greg and 2 children (and a dog and a cat).